eugenic acid
Eugenol Eu"ge*nol, n. [Eugenia + -ol.] (Chem.) A colorless, aromatic, liquid hydrocarbon, {C10H12O2} resembling the phenols, and hence also called {eugenic acid}. It is found in the oils of pimento and cloves. [1913 Webster]

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